SAN MATEO, CA, June 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Zoomdata, developers of the world's fastest visual analytics platform for Big Data, today announced CMO Nick Halsey has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO), a new position at the company reporting to the CEO. Matthew Keating was named VP, Customer Success. The moves come as the company is seeing explosive growth.
Formerly Zoomdata’s CMO, Halsey adds worldwide sales, channels and business development to his responsibilities. As VP of Customer Success reporting directly to CEO Justin Langseth, Keating is responsible for solution implementation, support and renewals across hundreds of Zoomdata customers.
Zoomdata’s market traction and technology innovations have garnered widespread recognition. Zoomdata debuted in the visionary quadrant in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms and Gartner also named Zoomdata a 2016 Cool Vendor. In addition, the company was named a Ventana Research 2016 Technology Innovation Award for Operational Intelligence, and received the Top Ranking in the 2016 Annual Big Data Analytics Market Study from Dresner Advisory Services.
“In the subscription software world you don’t just have to earn your customer’s trust and support once, you have to prove your value year after year,” said Langseth. “ Both Nick and Matt have shown me -- and our customers and partners -- the maniacal devotion they have to our customers’ success.”
Before joining Zoomdata, Halsey was CMO for Keynote Systems. Previously Nick was the CMO and EVP of corporate development at SugarCRM, where he managed the company’s overall go-to-market strategy. Prior to SugarCRM, Halsey served as the vice president of marketing and product management at Jaspersoft Corporation, the leading open source business intelligence company. He was a co-founder of Biz360, an innovator in social media monitoring and market intelligence solutions that was acquired by Attensity Group, and also served as the founding vice president of sales and marketing for Brio Software, where he helped lead the company to $150 million in sales and to a successful IPO. Nick also served as the CMO and executive vice president of corporate development at Alphablox, guiding it to an acquisition by IBM.
Before joining Zoomdata, Keating held various positions with Booze Allen Hamilton where he recruited, hired, and managed a team of roughly 50 software developers and data scientists delivering across a range of client engagements, including assignments with federal, commercial, and non-profit organizations. He holds degrees from James Madison University and Johns Hopkins.